Politics

Mary Pipher: "The Middle of Everywhere" (Harcourt)

March 21, 2002

America is a nation of immigrants. As in past generations, today refugees come from all around the world, fleeing wars, famines and other traumas. And, as psychologist Mary Pipher explains in her new book, American communities that have...

Physician Reimbursement Under Medicare

March 20, 2002

A panel talks about the growing number of doctors who are turning away Medicare patients because of the financial strain imposed by recent reductions in Medicare reimbursements to providers of medical care.

Joe Klein: "The Natural" (Doubleday)

March 19, 2002

In his anonymously-authored novel Primary Colors, journalist Joe Klein presented a thinly-veiled version of Bill Clinton, a man he'd closely observed on the campaign trail. In his new book, Klein looks back at the achievements -- and the...

US-Mexico Relations

March 19, 2002

During the 2000 campaign and the early part of his presidency, George W. Bush made relations with Mexico a top priority. But September 11th changed the landscape for foreign policy. As President Bush prepares to visit Mexico, a panel talks...

Cheney in the Mideast

March 18, 2002

Vice President Cheney's tour of Middle Eastern nations was intended as an opportunity to gather support for possible U.S. action against Iraq, but the worsening violence between Israelis and Palestinians has competed for Cheney's...

Nuclear Policy

March 14, 2002

Guest host Susan Page moderates a discussion on the recently publicized Pentagon review of U.S. nuclear weapons policy, with a look at shifting geopolitical forces around the world, changes in U.S. security needs over the past several...

2002 Congressional Election Outlook

March 11, 2002

A panel discussion about the outlook for the 2002 midterm elections: the candidates, the issues, the voters, and more.

Carville and Begala: "Buck Up, Suck Up and Come Back When You Foul Up" (Simon and Schuster)

March 4, 2002

James Carville and Paul Begala, the strategists behind Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential election victory, share stories from their political triumphs and failures as they illustrate "12 winning secrets from the War Room."

International Roundup

March 4, 2002

A panel of journalists talks about opinions abroad on U.S. foreign policy, the fight against terrorism, multilateral cooperation, managing the global economy, and other issues.

Richard Brookheiser: "America's First Dynasty" (Free Press)

February 18, 2002

On President's Day, journalist and presidential biographer Richard Brookheiser talks about the life stories and legacies of four prominent Adamses: President John Adams, his son President John Quincy Adams, diplomat Charles Adams and...

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